"Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows" by John Constable

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This beautiful work by Constable was thought to be the artist's favourite work of his career. Painted after the death of his beloved wife and towards the end of his own life, Colin Wiggins explains why this painting is such an important piece of British art.

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